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Bundjalung English Category Dialect
-ba go Middle Clarence [more]
-ba intensity of action, greater Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-ba make, to ; cause to Middle Clarence [more]
-ba place of location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
-ba please Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-ba to ; towards Gold Coast Tweed [more]
-bal those who say Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
-banggil very ; most ; superlative Gold Coast Tweed [more]
-bany father people Middle Clarence [more]
-banyi from ; of (as in 'afraid of') Gold Coast Tweed [more]
-bara derivational affix Gold Coast Tweed [more]
-bara from ; person from location Lower Richmond [more]
-bari person from a named place ; born at, inhabitant of; added to place names people Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-barnu from location Lower Richmond [more]
-baya with ; together with Lower Richmond [more]
ba- say ; utter ; tell language Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baba father people Lower Richmond [more]
babahndilu mourning Middle Clarence [more]
babang father ; father's brother ; uncle (paternal) people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
babang light (in weight) people Middle Clarence [more]
babar above ; up there ; top ; up ; upwards ; north ; over there ; sky location Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
babar, babara(h) bush ; country, rough and scrubb ; forest, rough and scrubby natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
babarah God language Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
babarah- full, be Middle Clarence [more]
babarahdjang full ; up to the top ; top, up to the Middle Clarence [more]
babargundahyi high Middle Clarence [more]
babi ablaze food Middle Clarence [more]
babin.gah highland natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
babiny light Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
babuh! oh! Gold Coast Tweed [more]
babulung pipe (for smoking) ; tobacco pipe artifact Middle Clarence [more]
badja-badjar face to face location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
badjahng Possum, Ring-tailed ; Ring-Tailed Possum animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
badjahr snake, brown reptile Middle Clarence [more]
badjay-an.ga- smash Gold Coast Tweed [more]
badjgul joking liar (one who tells lies for a joke) people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
badji- hit ; punch ; hit (with any kind of object) ; cut ; strike Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
badji-badji- knock ; strike repeatedly Middle Clarence [more]
badjil, badjul blood body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
badjili- rain, to natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
badjir love ; like senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
badjirgan rotten food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baga- break Lower Richmond [more]
baga-bagah Coral-tree ; Erythrina vespertilio ; tree, Coral plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baga-bagah Mt Barney location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagah shield artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagahgir coral tree ; tree, bean ; bean tree plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagahn crack (Gd) ; narrow slit or gap (Gd) ; slit, narrow (Gd) ; gap, narrow (Gd) Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagahn (?) broad (?) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagal snake, brown reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baganggah Boggangar clan people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baganuma- knock over Middle Clarence [more]
bagar beyond location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagar kurrajong, prickly plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagar over there ; distant ; far side location Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagar too ; often ; too much Middle Clarence [more]
bagar(a)-wan- pass ; win (as in a race) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagar, bagur? snake, brown reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagar-djang beyond Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagarah pregnant body_part Middle Clarence [more]
bagarbaya- miss ; fail to hit Middle Clarence [more]
bagardjahng further ; over there location Middle Clarence [more]
bagawang Cuckoo-Shrike, Little bird Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagay ice ; frost ; snow natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
bagi bush ; scrub ; jungle natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
bagi vine, species of plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagil, bangin man 40-50 years old ; 40-50 year old man people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagindji almost ; nearly Middle Clarence [more]
bagir hungry body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagir, bagehr open country ; country, open natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagiri- clear (land) natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagu(h)m owl bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagul Bagulni location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagul bark (of tree) (Gd) ; canoe ; boat artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
bagul snake, brown reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagundah ant (? general) insect Middle Clarence [more]
bahbany, bahbuny grandmother ; mother's mother ; mother's sister ; granddaughter ; grandchild people Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahbany-bahbany beetles and cockroaches, some varieties of (Gd) ; cockroaches and beetles, some varieties of (Gd) ; beetle, species of (Wa) insect Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahbanydjargan granddaughter ; mother's mother ; grandmother (maternal) people Middle Clarence [more]
bahdjab roar (of the sea) ; sea???s roar natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
bahdjin poison ; poisonous Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahga- break ; smash ; crack Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahlu(?) born body_part Lower Richmond [more]
bahlum, balum lagoon, open natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bahm halfway ; half location Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahm gahng- butt into conversation Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahm gudja- ridicule ; poke fun at Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahm julba- interject Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahm yanbay totem language Lower Richmond [more]
bahmadja over there ; yonder location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahmgan ant hill ; ant nest insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bahmginy hillside natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
bahmul rat-kangaroo ; kangaroo, rat- animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bahn-, bahna-, bahn.ga-, bahrwa-, baya-, barga arrive ; arise ; rise ; get up ; happen ; appear ; come out ; stand up ; emerge Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahnbinyma- arouse Middle Clarence [more]
bahndi- arrive Middle Clarence [more]
bahndjam woman???s name ; name of a woman people Middle Clarence [more]
bahndum(?) wallaby, scrub animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahny march-fly ; fly, march- insect Middle Clarence [more]
bahny today time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bahnybi- bring ; pick up to bring ; pick up ; take out ; bring up (of wind) ; go (cause to) from inside to outside Middle Clarence [more]
bahrima- cover ; cover up Middle Clarence [more]
bahrwa- rise ; appear ; arrive All [more]
bahwa- build (canoe ; house ; bridge ; etc.) Middle Clarence [more]
bahy rat-kangaroo, Rufous (Gd) ; kangaroo rat animal Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bala fellow people Lower Richmond [more]
bala, balay, bala(y) underneath ; under ; below ; bottom ; base location Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balaba- blow ; blow at ; blow on Middle Clarence [more]
balabaleh helpful person people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balabir (?) fine day ; good looking Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balagaba- cuddle Lower Richmond [more]
balagaya- dodge ; avoid Middle Clarence [more]
balahn dead Middle Clarence [more]
balahn.gan dead Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balahng Castle Mountain location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balahrwa- die All [more]
balang kangaroo skin animal Middle Clarence [more]
balang man, small and active, standard character in Bundjalung stories ; standard character in Bundjalung stories language Middle Clarence [more]
balang, nahr-balang strong ; muscular body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balany blind body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balaya- die All [more]
balbang flat Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balbang spider, geometric ; spider (St Andrew's Cross?) insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balbang light (in weight) Middle Clarence [more]
balbang load, a light Middle Clarence [more]
balbangma- flatten ; make flat Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balbarim wide Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balbul tea tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bale beneath ; lower surface location Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baleh bladder body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balga- prick (?) Lower Richmond [more]
balgabari Albert River, dialect group ; Albert River, specific place on location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balgahla sharp Lower Richmond [more]
balgan many natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
balin, buluhny round Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balin-balihn minah, noisy; bird, soldier bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baling new ; young ; fresh Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baling young man ; man, young people Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balingbang (?) tree with a lot of lumps on it plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balinggal new people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balireh, biliran cockatoo, black bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baluba-, baluma- blow cool ; blow out ; extinguish ; put out (fire) food Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balugahn handsome ; handsome man, spirit, ghost ; handsome man ; Balugahn language Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
balugahn, balugan handsome man ; man, handsome people Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
balugam gum tree (bally) ; tree, gum (bally) plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baluhbar two natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
balun creek ; river natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balun river ; creek ; Milky Way natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
balun, balungay boy people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balun-balun (bulun-buluhn?) berry plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baluna where the river enters the sea ; Ballina location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balwar sky natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
bam bam bruise ; swelling body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bama- massage (Gd) ; rub ; paint Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bamali- paint (oneself) Middle Clarence [more]
bamay lake natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bamay swamp natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
bamay flat land ; plain ; level country ; land, flat ; country, level natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bamay yanbay Australian Pipit ; Ground Lark bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bamay-djahli plain-dwellers people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bambam paint artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bambam swelling ; bruise body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bambam + -anga- swell Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bambar honeysuckle tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bambi- (?) blow All [more]
bamgahbili- catch Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bamgahmba Mud Island location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bamgindjar cave natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
bamguwa- turn Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bami right now time Middle Clarence [more]
bamrabah(?) bay natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
bamu! well! language Middle Clarence [more]
ban-, ban.ga-, bi- (Holm), ban-, bangga-, barwa-, banggi- (M:Liv) fall ; disappear ; go away ; drop Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ban.ga- kick Middle Clarence [more]
ban.ga- burst Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ban.gahn born body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ban.gehn dead Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ban.gehn death Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ban.gin humpy made from grass ; grass humpy artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ban.ginbany Cleveland location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ban.giny grass shelter ; shelter (made from grass) artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banahm brother, female's; brother, male's younger people Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banahmdjar cousin people Lower Richmond [more]
banang all ; mob people Middle Clarence [more]
banba- fall down ; tumble Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banbam hillock ; knob natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banbar path ; road natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
banbihnma- knock down Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banbun Kangaroo Grass ; Grass, Kangaroo plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bandah frost natural_environment Copmanhurs [more]
bandahn tomahawk ; axe, stone ; axe, small ; rock ; stone for tomahawk ; stones artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
bandahn.gul tomahawk cut ; cut (from tomahawk) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandal creek, crooked natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandal vines, large ; canes, wild plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandal shell natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandang buttocks (N) ; posterior (person???s) body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
bandang other; some fish Middle Clarence [more]
bandeh, bandi reeds ; rushes plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandehr leg body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandi- smell (something) (Wa); sniff (Gd) senses Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bandin canes ; reeds plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandir (bandera?) leg body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandjadjagan wife ; wife's sister ; sister-in-law (wife???s sister) people Middle Clarence [more]
bandjalang Bundjalung language or dialect ; person of Bundjalung speaking group language Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
bandjam Cabbage Tree Palm ; Palm, Cabbage Tree plant Lower Richmond [more]
bandjan piccabeen palm ; palm, piccabeen plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandjar, banydjar leg, lower body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bandji-, banydji- tap ; hammer Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bandjilam, bandjalahm butterfly ; moth ; cockroach insect Middle Clarence [more]
bandjim(gan) native cat ; cat, native animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandjim, banydjim wild cat ; native cat ; cat (native or wild) animal Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bandjuhr policeman people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bandjur(ah) koala animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bandurbah koala animal Lower Richmond [more]
bang(g)an bone(?) body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bang-, bangga- kick ; tread on ; stamp on to make strong impact with the feet ; leave a mark (as a footprint) Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banga- tread (Smy) ; tread on (Smy) ; trample (Smy) Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
bangam, bangawum snail insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bangan drum artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bangba(h)- block ; stand in the way of (Gd) ; fend off Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bangba- bark (of dog) animal Lower Richmond [more]
bangbang brain body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bangbang McPherson Range (at the Border Gate, Lindesay Hwy) location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bangbur (?) herring fish Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banggabigir Pademelon tree plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banggalu palm tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banggam cabbage tree palm ; palm, cabbage tree plant Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
banggawalban Bangawalbin Creek ; Bangawalbin River natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
banggi campsite (old people's) at Geseys Hill ; cemetery and campsite at Geseys Hill location Lower Richmond [more]
banggi- explode (Gd) ; open up ; flare up or brighten suddenly ; burst ; blaze ; come out (of sun) ; shoot natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
banggilima- shoot ; fire (a gun) Middle Clarence [more]
banggim head body_part Middle Clarence [more]
banggu money artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banggu shield ; tree from which shields are made artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bangil grass plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bangin middle-aged man (40-50 years) ; man (middle-aged) (40-50 years) people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bangir spotted fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bangubu tomorrow time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banibeh, banidja sweetheart people Middle Clarence [more]
banibihnygan, banidjargan wife people Middle Clarence [more]
banidjar husband ; wife ; spouse people Middle Clarence [more]
banidjar, banidjang husband people Lower Richmond [more]
banihndi- fall ; collapse Middle Clarence [more]
banma- put on (clothes) Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banmali- dress (get dressed) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bany.gahy stalker ; one in the act of stalking people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banyahr good Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
banyahr, banyar good ; happy ; well ; good health, in body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banyahr-djang bad, very Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banyahr-gali good (middling so) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banyahrgan handsome woman ; pretty (woman) ; woman, handsome people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banyahrgan fat ; well built ; in good health body_part Middle Clarence [more]
banyahrma warima- doctor ; make well by doctoring body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banyar-djang very bad ; bad, very Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banyargan fat body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banyargan, bandjargan (Wi), bandjargan (Ny) fat body_part Lower Richmond [more]
banyarganwen- fat, to get body_part Middle Clarence [more]
banyarma warima- make well by doctoring body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banyga- sneak ; stalk Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
banygahli- stalk ; crawl (man) Middle Clarence [more]
banygir lip body_part Middle Clarence [more]
bar particle Lower Richmond [more]
bara-, bahra- burn food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barabang day ; daybreak ; dawn time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baradjaruny (?) toe body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baragir kidney body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barahgari stinging tree ; tree, stinging plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barahng dress, (ladies') artifact Lower Richmond [more]
barahny sore ; hurt ; painful (Wa) ; stinging (Wa) ; pain (Gd) ; soreness (Gd) body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barahny-bunggi- sore, become ; hurt, become ; painful, become body_part Middle Clarence [more]
barahnyma- hurt (something) body_part Middle Clarence [more]
barahnywen- hurt (to be by something) body_part Middle Clarence [more]
barahrgirdjahn son, youngest people Middle Clarence [more]
barahy-biny tree-top ; not much ; not very plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barahybil top ; summit ; peak natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
baral sawfish ; swordfish ; fish, sword ; fish, saw fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baralany big (?) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baramba Baramba Creek ; Cherbourg (Qld) location Lower Richmond [more]
baramba- pass on knowledge gained from forefathers ; knowledge (gained from forefathers), pass on senses Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baramban scrub tick ; tick, scrub insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barambuhny bold (very), person people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baramgah- jump Middle Clarence [more]
baran-barahn spider insect Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baran-barahn spider ; cobweb insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barang lung body_part Middle Clarence [more]
barany pain ; sore body_part Lower Richmond [more]
barany thorn plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barawang zamia palm ; burrawang palm (cycad) ; cycad (zamia palm, burrawong) ; palm, zamia ; palm, burrawang (cycad) plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baray not very Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baray end ; top ; tip ; terminal ; top of tree ; high ; upward plant Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baray-gir child, youngest of a family people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barbam flock pigeon ; pigeon, flock- bird Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
barbam gum tree, grey; gum tree, spotted plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barbam, baruban, barbung flock pigeon ; pigeon, flock- bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barbang flat ; smooth food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barbil light (of day) natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barbuhn giddy (Gd) ; dizzy (Gd) ; drowsy (Gd) ; drunk (Wa) senses Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barbuhnin drunk ; intoxicated body_part Middle Clarence [more]
bardjili- look on at ; watch Middle Clarence [more]
barehban-an.ga- dream body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barehl hazy (of atmosphere) natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barehny wood, cut or broken ; timber, milled Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bareng log plant Middle Clarence [more]
bargahn thin ; underweight body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bargahn-bur boomerang, toy artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bargal hurt ; pain ; sting body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bargal stiff ; sore ; tingling body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bargal bahndi- angry, to be very senses Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bargal-an.ga- hurt ; sting body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bargam frost natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
bargan, baragan, bargahny day time Copmanhurs [more]
bargan-bargan White Cedar ; Cedar, White plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bargany sour senses Middle Clarence [more]
bargany sweet senses Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
bargany (?) sweet senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bargehn lung body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barginy camp artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bargul bark plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baribun dream body_part Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baribunma- dream ; dream about body_part Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baridjang nephew (man's sister's child) ; man's sister's child (nephew) people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bariyahnbe mythological dog, name of a animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baru head ; hair body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baruban flock pigeons ; pigeons, flock bird All [more]
barul, baruh bark of tree (?) plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barul, baruhl grass, bladey ; bladey grass plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barul-barul short-tempered senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barung boomerang, non-returning artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barung(bah) boomerang, large (Tw:Bray:Sc) artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barungbah Burringbah location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barwa- fall Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barwul, barawul crane bird Lower Richmond [more]
bawa- throw Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bawar fig tree, large leafed plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bawbaw hurrah ; hooray! reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bawdjiman postman people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bawga- build ; make firm ; fasten permanently ; build (of a house) (Gd) Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bawgal good Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bawgala- (?) like animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bawguny snail (GC) in All [more]
bawul intelligent fellow ; smart bloke people Middle Clarence [more]
bawur head body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bawur bulahngi- meet head on ; head on, to meet Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bawur-biriny Rocky River, name of place on the location Middle Clarence [more]
bawurdjin hat artifact Middle Clarence [more]
bawyam black scrub goanna ; goanna, black scrub reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bay come (?) Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
bay flick (of tail) (?) (Ng:Gresty) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bay-bay sappy, of a tree when the sap is up plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baya- chase Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baya- come out (e.g. the sun) ; get out ; get up ; arise ; appear ; wake up ; come into view natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
bayagan bulrushes plant Middle Clarence [more]
bayahnibu life Lower Richmond [more]
bayahny now ; today ; today still time Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
bayahny, barahny, bahny today ; right away ; now time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bayahnydja young ; new ; recent (of today or present) time Middle Clarence [more]
bayahnydjang now ; just now ; immediately time Middle Clarence [more]
bayahr, barahr centipede insect Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bayar-bayahr centipede insect Middle Clarence [more]
baygal man, dark-skinned of any race ; Aboriginal ; Aboriginal people people Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
baygal man ; person ; adult people Middle Clarence [more]
baygalahdjang fully grown man ; man, fully grown people Middle Clarence [more]
baygalwan- become a man Middle Clarence [more]
baygam meat food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baygu small mountain natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
bayi- gurabu kill ; finish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bayili- fall (of rain) natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bayir-bayir centipede insect Middle Clarence [more]
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